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Trump, Obama, DACA and the Strict Limits on Presidential Power

Michael W. McConnell
Trump, Obama, DACA and the Strict Limits on Presidential Power

This article first appeared on the Hoover Institution site. Executive actions are often controversial, with members on both sides of the political divide crying foul when Congress is circumvented. President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, executed when Congress failed to pass immigration reform, while popular with many, have come under fire in the press and in the courts.